Udhampur Police educate students about cybercrime, hazards of drug addiction



UDHAMPUR : With a motive to generate awareness about Cyber Crime and to make society aware about ill effects of drugs, Udhampur Police on Friday organised an awareness programme in Montessori Middle School Udhampur.

The event was organized on the directions of SSP Udhampur Dr. Vinod Kumar, which was attended by SI Suresh Mittal along with Atif Sohail Tak (Pharmacist Drug De Addiction Centre DPL Udhampur) and Azra Khan (Social Worker on women Rights Project at Special Cell for Women Police Station).

While Interacting with the students, the SI discussed cyber crime and said fraudsters were now switching over to new modus operandi for duping people through online mode and cases were increasing everyday due to lack of awareness among the public.

He advised the participants to stay alert and don’t be complacent. “Fraudsters can target your weakness and rob you. Do not get into friendship with strangers or suspicious persons on social media platforms,” he said, adding that the Udhampur Police are holding such programmes every week across all the Education Institutions of District Udhampur to create awareness about cybercrime and related matters.

Azra Khan also delivered a detailed lecture on prevention, prohibition, redressal against sexual harassment of women. The school staff, students and the parents were sensitized regarding the rules and regulations to be followed for the empowerment of women in case of sexual harassment.

Atif Sohail Tak briefed about the scourge of drug addiction among the youths. He said that a collective effort from Parents, teachers, Social organisations, NGOs, specially youth and society at large is required to tackle this menace.